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Gold’s Primed For A Breakout, But Where To? Gold’s Primed For A Breakout, But Where To?

The following is an excerpt from Myra P. Saefong | October 12, 2012 | MarketWatch.com | SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold is primed for a breakout. Just a stone’s throw away from a record level, gold prices may be ready to break free from the trading range they’ve been stuck in for months. “Concerns about overall global economic health have kept gold in a pretty tight trading range, but this is typical just before some type of breakout, up or down,” said Nathan ... Read More

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HOW TO PROFIT FROM SILVER – A SILVER SUPPLY CRISIS IS LOOMING HOW TO PROFIT FROM SILVER – A SILVER SUPPLY CRISIS IS LOOMING

www.stockanalytical.com Silver is regarded by many within the banking and investment industry as a ‘bullion’ product however its major use is as an industrial and fabrication product. Over the past 10 years the total fabrication use of silver has remained fairly static around the 850-875 million ounces per annum range with a drop-off to 779 million ounces in 2009 and a recovery to 878 million ounces in 2010. Mine production however has lagged behind fabrication for quite some years to the point where ... Read More

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Commodities Beating All Assets Again for First Time in 16 Months Commodities Beating All Assets Again for First Time in 16 Months

The following is an excerpt from Maria Kolesnikova, Rita Nazareth, Ye Xie and John Detrixhe | September 2, 2012 | Bloomberg.com | Commodities beat equities, bonds and the dollar for a second consecutive month, the longest streak in more than a year, on mounting speculation policy makers will seek to rescue their economies. The Standard & Poor’s GSCI Total Return Index of 24 commodities rose 6.4 percent in August, led by silver, cocoa and heating oil. The MSCI All-Country World Index of ... Read More

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Gold Ends Its Boffo Week on High Note Gold Ends Its Boffo Week on High Note

The following is an excerpt from Randall Forsyth | August 24, 2012 | Barrons.com | This certainly has been gold’s week to shine, rallying more than $50 an ounce to over $1670. The metal also broke above its 200-day moving average, a sign of an improving technical trend, after the Federal Open Market Committee’s minutes released Wednesday showed a pronounced willingness for the U.S. central bank to ease policy further. For the week, the SPDR Gold Trust exchange-traded fund (GLD) is up ... Read More

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As Eurozone Contagion Spreads, Gold Prices Rise As Eurozone Contagion Spreads, Gold Prices Rise

The following is an excerpt from STAFF, Reuters | June 14, 2012 | Thefiscaltimes.com | Gold prices rose on Wednesday as a retreat in the dollar against a basket of major currencies prompted some buying, with confidence in the metal bolstered by its move above $1,600 an ounce in the previous session. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,613.30 an ounce at 0928 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for August delivery were up 90 cents an ounce at $1,614.70. The spot ... Read More

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Sparkle Returns To Gold After Dismal Jobs Data, Promise Of QE3 Sparkle Returns To Gold After Dismal Jobs Data, Promise Of QE3

The following is an excerpt from Abram Brown | June 1, 2012 | Forbes.com | Gold regained some of its lost luster this morning. Spot gold prices jumped $56, about 3.6%, to $1616.15 an ounce, as investors sought the perceived safety of the yellow metal. A new reading today on the U.S. economy shows businesses added only 69,000 new workers in May, and the unemployment rate rose to 8.2%. That was enough to send investors scampering for safe-haven investments. Another classic ... Read More

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Rare-Earth Mining Rises Again in United States Rare-Earth Mining Rises Again in United States

The following is an excerpt from Danielle Venton | May 11, 2012 | Wired.com | The fight over the minerals that run the electronic world entered a new phase in March when the United States, the European Union and Japan collectively filed a case against China, accusing the rare-earth powerhouse of violating world trade rules to manipulate mineral prices. At the heart of argument are 17 little-known elements with whimsical names like europium and praseodymium, that are found in everything from mobile ... Read More

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A Rare Metal You’ve Never Heard Of Is On A Tear A Rare Metal You’ve Never Heard Of Is On A Tear

The following is an excerpt from Halah Touryalai | April 2, 2012 | Forbes.com | Few investors know that tungsten was the number one metals performer in the world last year, gaining 35% while most other metals declined in price. Tungsten has retreated a bit so far in 2012 but the current price of about $425 per metric ton is still historically high. With demand increasing at a rate of about 8% a year and production declining,it’s likely that the price of ... Read More

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Betting on Silver Fatigue Betting on Silver Fatigue

The following is an excerpt from STEVEN M. SEARS | March 14, 2012 | Barrons.com | The iShares Silver Trust appears to be tarnished after rising about 20% this year alone. Since shares of the exchange-traded fund hit its 2012 high on Feb. 28, the price has edged lower and recent trading activity suggests interest in the metal is waning. In the past month, the iShares Silver Trust (ticker: SLV) is down about 1%. The decline suggests investors who bought precious metals in ... Read More

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Colt Resources: Developing Tungsten and Gold Properties Colt Resources: Developing Tungsten and Gold Properties

Nikolas Perrault, President and CEO of Colt Resources Inc., talks with the Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about his company’s mining projects in Portugal. Colt Resources Inc. is a Canadian junior exploration company engaged in acquiring, exploring, and developing mineral properties with an emphasis on gold and tungsten. It is currently focused on advanced stage exploration projects in Portugal, where it is the largest leaseholder of mineral concessions. Opportunist: Please share your background with us Nikolas. Nikolas: I was born in Rwanda to ... Read More

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